Hands-on With HP ElitePad 1000 G2, First 64-Bit Windows 8.1 Tablet [MWC 2014]
We’re at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, hunting for Windows 8 tablets, and we’ve been able to witness the very first 64-bit Bay Trail tablets from HP. After sharing the hands-on with the HP Pavilion x360, we’re now having a look at the ElitePad 1000
HP is one of OEMs who have decided not to abandon Microsoft and its Windows 8 plans at the MWC, as it has unveiled the first 64-bit tablets for consumers and a brand new Windows 8 point of sale system. We’re now talking about the Elite Pad 1000, one of the newest and coolest Windows 8.1 that you can get your hands on. However, at this moment, we don’t know have any details with regards to its pricing, but rumor has it that it will cost $739, which can hardly be called “cheap”.
First impressions with the HP ElitePad 1000
The HP ElitePad 1000 G2 is actually the updated version of the current ElitePad 1000, and comes with the following most important tech specs and features:
- 1.5 lbs. (0.68 kg)
- 1900 x 1200 wide-viewing angle, 10.1″diagonal Multi-touch capacitive digitizer, auto rotate, Corning Glass 3
- 8.0 MP with LED flash
- 2.1 MP – 1080p HD
- HD audio with DTS Sound
- Digital dual-array Microphones
- up to 128GB storage
- 4GB of RAM
The device can do much more than you will be able to understand when looking at it quickly, it can be embedded into POS, and is really awesome for business. By using the Expansion Jacket, you can get more connectivity. The Jacket Battery increase the battery lifespan and the Security Jacke includes integrated smart card and fingerprint readers.
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